Prepare to See (and be) Green in Pittsburgh!

15 Mar

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St. Patrick’s Day falls on Thursday this year, and whether you’re Irish or not, it’s a day full of fun, food, friends – and of course a good Irish stout! So why not make an Irish pub or restaurant one of your stops along the celebratin’ way? Check out the list below (originally published in pittsburgh.about.com, and shared here for your Irish planning purposes) and add your own favorites to the list!

Pittsburgh Irish Pubs and Restaurants

Enjoy true Irish food, fun and hospitality at these Pittsburgh Irish pubs and restaurants. Listings include Irish restaurants and pubs from Pittsburgh and surrounding neighborhoods.

1. Mullaney’s Harp & Fiddle

Enjoy good Irish music, food and beer at this true Irish pub with Irish owners. Mullaney’s Harp & Fiddle Irish pub is located in the Pittsburgh Strip District.

2. Finnigan’s Wake

Pittsburgh’s largest Irish pub, Finnigan’s Wake is a popular spot before and after Steelers and Pitt football games and Pirates games due to its North Shore location.

3. Paddy’s Pour House

Paddy’s Pour House, located in Carnegie, is everything a neighborhood Irish bar should be. They have live Gaelic music on Friday and Saturday; a great selection of traditional Irish fare; and a huge assortment of Irish Whiskeys, Irish creams and liquors, and Irish beers on draft. Formerly Sullivan’s Pour House.

4. Piper’s Pub

East Carson Street on the Pittsburgh South Side is home to Piper’s Pub, a comfortable British football (soccer) club with British, Scottish and Irish food and drink. They offer a full menu for brunch, lunch and dinner, plus extensive beer & Scotch lists.

5. Monterey Pub

Located in the historic Mexican War Streets, on Pittsburgh’s Northside, The Monterey Pub is a fun place to relax with a cold beer and good food in a little piece of Ireland in Pittsburgh. They offer a good selection of draught and bottled beers, plus traditional, and not-so-traditional, Irish food.

6. Molly Brannigans

A Pennsylvania chain with three locations – Pittsburgh (Mount Lebanon), Erie, and Harrisburg – the Molly Brannigans Irish pub features¬†interiors designed and assembled by Irish carpenters for a traditional Irish dining experience. You’ll find Guinness, Bass, Smithwick’s, Blue Moon and Boddington’s on tap, plus some traditional Irish and American pub fare.

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